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  • Change Orders: Your Defense Against the Unexpected

    Posted on Apr 2, 2020 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Change orders are also one of the best tools for communicating with your contractor.
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  • Stuck at Home? Hunker Down With These DIY Paint and Repair Tips

    Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    There are plenty of DIY projects that can make your home a more welcoming, comfortable environment, and now that you’re stuck at home you can complete a few. If you need a quick refresh, consider repainting your boring old walls and fixing a few of those small annoyances that accumulate.
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  • LVP: The Best Flooring Product You’ve Never Heard of

    Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    In the past, flooring options were limited to carpet, vinyl, hardwood, tile, or laminate, each with their distinct pros and cons. But there’s a new product that can serve a wide range of heavily trafficked, potentially wet spaces: luxury vinyl plank (LVP) or luxury vinyl tile (LVT).
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  • Getting Greener With the Red List

    Posted on Jan 30, 2020 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    If you’re like many homeowners, you want to buy green products to keep you and your family healthy and safe. No one wants to expose their loved ones to toxins and chemicals. Whatever your reasons for seeking contractors that use green products, there is an excellent but little-known resource to help you make your selection: The Red List.
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  • Add Serious Charm to Your Home With Beautiful Reclaimed Wood

    Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    While it may seem like a daunting task, adding reclaimed lumber can be quite easy. Even a small piece can dramatically add to a space’s character and charm—and the best part is that it’s functional.
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